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Ways and Means

FORTY-SECOND MEETING

2005-2006 Regular Session - April 19, 2006

STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY-SECOND MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FOURTH SESSION

WAYS & MEANS COMMITTEE

MINUTES


Representative Jim Knoblach, Chair, called the forty-first meeting to order at 2:20 p.m. on Wednesday, April 19, 2006 in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Clerk noted the roll.

Members present:

KNOBLACH, Jim HUNTLEY, Thomas
DEMPSEY, Jerry, Vice Chair
ABELER, Jim
ANDERSON, Irv
BEARD, Mike
BRADLEY, Fran
BUESGENS, Mark
CARLSON, Lyndon
CLARK, Karen
DORMAN, Dan
DORN, John
ERHARDT, Ron
GUNTHER, Bob
HAMILTON, Rod
HILTY, Bill
HOLBERG, Mary Liz
KELLIHER, Margaret
KLINZING, Karen
KRINKIE, Phil
LARSON, Dan
McNAMARA, Denny
NORNES, Bud
OTREMBA, Mary Ellen
OZMENT, Dennis
PAYMAR, Michael
RUKAVINA, Tom
RUTH, Connie
SEIFERT, Marty
SMITH, Steve
SOLBERG, Loren
SYKORA, Barb
VANDEVEER, Ray
WAGENIUS, Jean
WALKER, Neva

Members absent:
ABRAMS, Ron
GREILING, Mindy
MARIANI, Carlos


Representative Knoblach called the meeting to order at 2:20 p.m. A quorum was present.

HF3924 Nornes (First engrossment) Omnibus higher education bill appropriating money and reducing appropriations, establishing task forces and modifying programs, providing federal student data conformity, and adjusting student loans and work-study provisions.

Representative Nornes and Doug Berg, House Fiscal Analyst testified on HF2924, first engrossment.

Representative Nornes moved the H3924A21 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Nornes moved the H3924A19 amendment.

Representative Knoblach moved to orally amend H3924A19 amendment by: P. 1, L.5, “delete
-Rochester” THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS INCORPORATED.

Representative Nornes moved that the H3924A19 amendment, as amended, be recommended to pass. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Nornes moved that HF2924, first engrossment, as amended, be recommended to pass

Representative Knoblach requested a roll call vote. The results were as follows:

AYES NAYS ABSENT

DEMPSEY, Jerry KNOBLACH, Jim ABRAMS, Ron
ABELER, Jim BUESGENS, Mark BEARD, Mike
ANDERSON, Irv HOLBERG, Mary Liz GREILING, Mindy
BRADLEY, Fran KLINZING, Karen MARIANI, Carlos
CARLSON, Lyndon KRINKIE, Phil
CLARK, Karen SEIFERT, Marty
DORMAN, Dan SMITH, Steve
DORN, John VANDAVEER, Ray
ERHARDT, Ron
GUNTHER, Bob
HAMILTON, Rod
HILTY, Bill
HUNTLEY, Thomas
KELLIHER, Margaret
LARSON, Dan
McNAMARA, Denny
NORNES, Bud
OTREMBA, Mary Ellen
OZMENT, Dennis
PAYMAR, Michael
RUKAVINA, Tom
RUTH, Connie
SOLBERG, Loren
SYKORA, Barb
WAGENIUS, Jean
WALKER, Neva


On a vote of 26 AYES and 8 NAYS THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 3:45 p.m.



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Jim Knoblach, Chair


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Shirley Koderick, Committee Legislative Assistant